Last time I was in Portugal was back in March for his birthday. It felt so good to see family and friends and marvel myself in all the food (we have so many hidden treasures, you can check a few here).
But now that everyone is going on holidays, I’m really craving for a holiday in one of my favourite regions in the world: Alentejo. As I can’t fly for a few months still need to wait for February next year (oh I’m seriously counting down!!!). but no matter what need to do a little escape to explore Alentejo once more. (You can see my previous posts about Alentejo here)
Places to Stay
As the name suggests, the inspiration for this place is an eco hotel where they try to use of the best products in the region: cork! I love cork! Would love to have one of these bags!
For more bag inspiration you can check Pelcor’s website here.
Back to the hotel, look at this amazing view?
You can see their special offers here.
As the name suggests, it’s an hotel centred around of the best things about Alentejo, the wine! They have their own vineyard
Love this minimalist space
Similar to the one above, with modern architecture. Love this place
If you can try to get one of the sky suites as you’ll be able to enjoy the amazing sky! Because of there are almost no cities in Alentejo, most of the places are small villages and small houses in open air field, you have the most amazing sky, full of stars!
For all the offers and experiences check here. Rooms start around £153.
This place, is a gorgeous traditional place, perfect to disconnect from the world and just enjoy the estate itself.
What do do in Alentejo
- Loads! Ensure you get at least a wine tasting experience, but you should be able to explore some of the vineyards as well!
- Balloon ride – that’s right, Alentejo is so gorgeous that it’s worth to wake up early in the morning and see the sunrise
- Eat – Most of the places above have their own restaurant and really good chefs, but any small restaurant will have their own wonders. The food in Alentejo is just superb!
- Explore – It’s the perfect place to drive around the coast and explore the gorgeous coastal beach. It’s one of the most beautiful coasts in the world, I’m sure about that!
It’s quite easy to see why I miss Alentejo so badly right? So looking forward to be back!